VACAVILLE (CBS13) – A home and nearby trailer in Solano County were destroyed Saturday morning by a four-alarm fire.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling Fire In Rural Sutter County, South Of Nicolaus
The fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. at 7752 Acacia Lane in Vacaville. High winds fanned the flames and made it difficult for fire crews to get the fire under control.
John Carabajal says he was moving out of the home and had all of his belongings in the storage trailer when the fire started. The trailer and its contents were destroyed.
“Everything was in that forty foot contained that I moved out of that house. My whole livelihood was in that house,” said Carabajal. “For this freaking accident to happen like, to burn all this stuff down, it’s not right.”
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“The high winds it’s like putting a fan on, once it opens up it just blows it to the structures, and it vented through the roof and just caused it to explode,” said Vacaville Fire District Chief Howard Wood.
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The nearby equestrian center was not damaged.